Results for 'heart attack'
Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
Inflammation and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
Diagnostic Tests and Procedures for Heart Attack
The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed, what the various tests for heart attack are and the procedures for diagnosing a heart attack.
Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack
Patient information sheets related to heart attack
Signs of a Heart Attack Brochure
This easy-to-read brochure emphasizes the warning signs of a heart attack. It gives readers clear directions for what to do if symptoms are present, including the most important of all: Call 911!
Alcohol and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
High Blood Pressure or Hypertension
What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention
The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being physically active, losing weight, managing diabetes, reducing stress and limiting alcohol.
Heart Attack Tools and Resources
Tools and resources for heart attack